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Ex-Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed injured in suspected bomb blast Mohamed Nasheed
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Ex-Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed injured in suspected bomb blast

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 06 May 2021, 11:53 pm

Male/IBNS: Former Maldives President and current Parliament Speaker Mohamed Nasheed was on Thursday injured in a suspected bomb blast, media reports said.

Soon after the incident, Nasheed, 53, has been rushed to the hospital, said reports.

The explosion went off as Nasheed was getting into his car in the capital Male, AFP reported.

At least one of his bodyguards was also taken to hospital.

Mohamed Nasheed is the Speaker of the People's Majlis since May 2019,

He had served as the fourth President of the Maldives from 2008 to 2012.